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  1. Character and Glyph panels

    ability to be able to select glyphs available for fonts like you’re able to in the desktop app such as adding a swoosh or different ligatures for example

    106 votes

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  2. 100 votes

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  3. EYEDROPPER SHORTCUT PLEASSEEEE (i) *just like desktop

    Please please please give us a shortcut for eye dropper. I can’t fathom how this was overlooked. AI for iPad is virtually useless for me, and doubtless others, without it. Its nice to not be chained to my desktop for work.

    84 votes

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  4. Re-draw line in the pencil tool, like in desktop

    In the desktop when you draw with the pencil over existing line it allow you to re-draw fro. That section on. I was really surprised this ability isn’t available in the first version- seems like a must for the iPad, and a big differentiator from procreate and raster tools

    72 votes

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  5. 57 votes

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  6. Deselect on iPad

    I looked around and didn't find a shortcut/gesture to deselect anything, especially after using the pencil tool, In the pencil tool on the desktop version, there is an option to choose whether you want to keep last drawn line selected, or to keep it unselected.

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    56 votes

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  7. control for number of points on a star

    The star tool doesn't have the ability to change the number of points like the polygon tool does. if you could add your star and then add multiple points and adjust the "pointyness" like the desktop app that would be good

    55 votes

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  8. Free transform tool

    Include a free transform tool that can actually transform selected shapes, groups etc. Similar to the free transform distort option in photoshop. The bounding box should not revert back to a rectangular box though it should remain distorted. This will make it much easier to distort artwork etc. to map to a specific plane.

    53 votes

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  9. Snap to Point

    Absolutely need the option to toggle on/off Snap to Point to enable the ability to drag an anchor point close to another and have it snap to that point.

    51 votes

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  10. Transparent Background

    You need an option for a transparent background. This is essential to my work.

    50 votes

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  11. Curvature tool

    Makes perfect sense to include this.

    47 votes

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  12. Arrange Artboards

    Create a setting to automatically arrange artboards easily and quickly, similar to the Rearrange All Artboards dialog box in the desktop app.

    47 votes

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  13. Pattern Swatches

    Added from Libraries or created in the Capture app.

    43 votes

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  14. Please add draw behind and draw inside to illustrator on iPad.

    Please add draw behind and draw inside to illustrator on iPad. Thank you!

    38 votes

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  15. DWG/DXF Export

    Being able to export these file types to local storage etc. would allow more opportunity for an iPad based workflow, rather than needing to jump back to the desktop version just for exporting

    38 votes

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  16. 36 votes

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  17. Gradient Mesh

    Once after you add the necessary basic tools I would like to see that included,because it will be a big difference maker with your competitor affinity + it’s the reason why I want to use illustrator on my iPad and not buy a new PC

    35 votes

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  18. Ability to export to EPS and export directly to Adobe Stock

    Ability to export to eps using Illustrator on iPad and export directly to Adobe Stock from within the app.

    34 votes

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  19. Recolor Artwork

    Would be great if you can add this feature

    33 votes

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  20. Pencil tool option to not automatically close paths

    Would be great to have the flexibility of having a tool that can accurately capture handwriting - automatic path closing prevents this

    32 votes

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    It is now possible to open Pencil Tool Options and untick 'Close paths when ends are within a set tolerance' option completely (or change the value).


    This will effectively stop Pencil from auto-joining.


    If you want this option to be toggleable on the fly — please vote here: https://illustrator.uservoice.com/forums/333657-illustrator-desktop-feature-requests/suggestions/45913831-hold-cmd-ctrl-key-while-drawing-with-pencil-to-tem

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